Pickering's Triangle in Ha/OIII light (Ha:OIII:OIII)
Size: Roughly about 60 arcminutes.
Distance: 2,600 light years
20h 51m 10s
Dec: 32 degrees 9' 53"
Pickering's Triangle is part of the Veil Nebula complex, located
between the Western
Veil and the Eastern
here for a wide field view of this region.
Date: July 15 (Ha) and July 16 (OIII), 2006.
FS-102 at f6 , on the G11 Losmandy
Autoguider: SBIG STV with
Camera: Maxcam CM10
Ha (6 nm) and OIII (13 nm) filters.
18 x 10' each filter; total 6 hour exposure.
Conditions: Temperature 80 degrees F, muggy.
Post-processing: This is an Ha:OIII:OIII
image. Debloomed, calibrated,
aligned in Maxim. Combined
using RC Sigma Reject
MaximDL, followed by DDP
in ImagesPlus (IP). Subsequent processing in Photoshop CS (16
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